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Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Singer Seeks $5M For Attack During Trayvon Martin Tribute

The city of Hayward and the Bay Area Blues Society are partially responsible for a woman’s attack on blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at blues festival last month, Chambers’ attorney alleged Monday.

08/19/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Charges In Attack Of Bay Area Singer During Trayvon Martin Tribute

A woman has been charged with felony counts of assault and elder abuse in an attack on 73-year-old R&B singer Lester Chambers at an East Bay blues festival where he had just dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin.

08/14/2013

Oakland Protest

Oakland Chief Admits ‘Intelligence Failure’ In Handling Of Zimmerman Protest

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said the department made mistakes in the handling of the initial protest the night of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.

07/24/2013

Protesters in Oakland voice outrage nearly a week after the George Zimmerman verdict was released. (CBS)

Calls For Peaceful Oakland Protests Heard At Latest Zimmerman Verdict Rally

Hundreds fanned out in the streets of Oakland Friday night demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, but much of the talk on the streets was about the need for peaceful protest.

07/19/2013

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters

‘Black Twitter’ Credited With Torpedoing Zimmerman Juror Book Deal

Just hours after it was announced that unidentified juror B37 from the George Zimmerman trial had a book deal. the agent dropped her, following a huge backlash on a sub-culture of Twitter known as ‘Black Twitter.’

07/18/2013

Oakland police were seeking the public's help in identifying individuals responsible for vandalism during George Zimmerman verdict protests. (Photo Courtesy of Associated Press)

Photos, Video Of Suspects In Oakland Zimmerman Vandalism Released

The Oakland Police Department released photos and video surveillance footage of individuals responsible for acts of vandalism in Oakland during protests against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case in Florida.

07/18/2013

Police follow protesters in Oakland Monday night. (CBS)

Oakland Police Changing Tactics After Zimmerman Protest Violence

Oakland police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Jean Quan pledged Wednesday that police will change their tactics in future protests to try to prevent the acts of violence that occurred in protests on recent nights.

07/17/2013

Drew Cribley, a waiter at Flora restaurant in Oakland, was attacked when a protest over the George Zimmerman verdict turned violent on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Waiter Recalls Hammer Attack During Zimmerman Protest

A waiter at a Downtown Oakland restaurant who was assaulted when Monday’s protest over the Trayvon Martin case turned violent spoke to KPIX 5 about the attack.

07/17/2013

Protesters upset over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin blocked traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Police Chief Blames Zimmerman Protest Violence On Small Group

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said Tuesday that Monday night’s protest against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case spiraled out of control because a small group of violent people were involved.

07/17/2013

The entrance of Oakland's Youth Radio (CBS)

Oakland’s Youth Radio Non-Profit Vandalized By Protesters

One of several downtown buildings hit by vandals during Monday night’s protests in Oakland was Youth Radio, a non-profit that covers issues important to young people in the area.

07/16/2013

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